Definition of Crossbowman

1. n. One who shoots with a crossbow. See Arbalest.



Definition of Crossbowman

1. Noun. Someone (usually a soldier) equipped with a crossbow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crossbowman

1. [n CROSSBOWMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crossbowman

crossbenches
crossbill
crossbills
crossbirth
crossbirths
crossbit
crossbite
crossbite teeth
crossbites
crossbody
crossbones
crossborder
crossbow
crossbower
crossbowers
crossbowman (current term)
crossbowmen
crossbows
crossbracing
crossbred
crossbreds
crossbreed
crossbreeder
crossbreeders
crossbreeding
crossbreeds
crossbuck
crossbucks
crosscap
crosscaps

Literary usage of Crossbowman

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1. The Story of the Middle Ages by Samuel Bannister Harding (1901)
"A crossbowman. Then the French horsemen charged the English lines. Some of the knights about the young Prince ..."

2. A Short History of England for School Use by Katharine Coman, Elizabeth Kimball Kendall (1901)
"... neither the king nor the marshals could stop them, but they marched without any order until they came in sight of their enemies. As GENOESE crossbowman. ..."

3. Archery by Charles James Longman, Henry Walrond (1901)
"power and time exerted by the hand of the crossbowman in turning ... it than the most careful training could have effected for the higher paid crossbowman. ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... and the Italian crossbowman (the value of * hose weapon was universally recognized) often formed part of a feudal army. 16. ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1894)
"When the shield was in use, a stake was passed through this staple and driven into the ground, thus and allowing the crossbowman the use of supporting the ..."

6. History of England by Edith Thompson, Edward Augustus Freeman (1887)
"The castle being stormed and taken, the King ordered all the garrison to be at once hanged, reserving only Bertrand de Gurdon, the crossbowman who had given ..."

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